Car is decent... but paint keeps peeling offCorolla
Bought a used Toyota Corolla from a car dealer. Within 3 years, the paint kept peeling off at multiple places. Took it to the Toyota dealer at Melton, VIC and they had it reviewed. Toyota did confirm that it was the original paint but said that they will come back to me after checking with HQ. They did not respond for multiple weeks. After a few follow-up emails, they finally replied (after a few months) stating that Toyota would not fix it - giving excuses that it is not covered by warranty. One would expect basic car stuff (such as paint) to... Read morebe of good quality but no - not with Toyota. Checked around and found that this was a common problem on many of their cars. There is even a facebook page on this (same issue reported by multiple car owners). But Toyota does not want to fix it - and in this matter, I experienced bad customer service too.
Will never EVER buy another toyotaCorolla E210 Hatch Hybrid ZR (2018-2023)
I bought a 2019 hybrid corolla new. ZR top of the range. It has a good rear view camera and relatively cheap to run.. although my 5.5lt per 100k is a long way from the advertised 4.2.
The demister doesn't demist side windows, there is no reverse collision warning sound, the blind spot is terrible ( I have a long lost of functions it does perform, but not very well)..but the final straw is. NO SPARE TYRE..NONE..no space saver ..just a tyre kit. When I had a punture RACV would not even use it, said it is useless. Now I have a totally flat tyre
Major electrical failureCorolla E170 Sedan Ascent (2012-2019)
Used for almost daily general commuting. Sits at a healthy 140,000 kms. Has been serviced at all intervals with Toyota. Seats are comfortable and accelerates politely. A few rattles. It had a major electrical failure. This is a known international defect with Toyota's Fujitsu head units that they become prematurely inoperative, including connected dash and steering wheel controls and it costs thousands to replace. However, Toyota Australia have swept it under the rug and I don't understand why as it affects my vehicles safety (reverse camera).... Read moreUSB port is not working either. As someone who travels rural in the middle of nowhere, this alarming experience with my Toyota Corolla is enough for me to warrant a review to warn future buyers and current owners of the 11th gen of what their expectations should be as to not be disappointed. I had excitement in owning my first Toyota when I purchased this but I am very unsure now.
Good, but headlights have clear coat issuesCorolla E210 Hatch Petrol ZR (2018-2023)
I’ve got a 2019 Corolla hatch and the both left and right headlights clear coat is peeling. I noticed it a couple of months ago and kept an eye on it then it got a lot worse. I’ve talked to my closest dealership and have been told that warranty won’t cover it as is environmental damage. The car gets washed fortnightly and serviced as per logbook requirements, gets a fresh coat of wax every couple of months. The damage is on the top of the headlights which is covered by the bonnet l and rock chips won’t the top otherwise there would be stone chips on the bonnet, also the top of the headlights don’t get ANY sunlight whatsoever. I expect the headlights to peel on a 10 year old car but not a 4 year old corolla.Show details
Best Commuter Car Available.Corolla E180 Hatch ZR (2012-2018)
Need a frugal Internal Combustion Engine that uses 6 litres per 100 km and costs 100 dollars to service?
You don't make the same engine for 20 years and get it wrong. 1.8 Litre, 100 KW. Adequate, not mind-blowing. 0-100 in 9 or so seconds. Quick enough off the mark. I commute 15-25000 km a year to and from work. This car was the most sensible purchase I've made in years. A family friend I know commutes daily from Northern NSW to Southport on the Gold Coast. It's a 2006 that is nearing 400,000 km. To date, only routine servici... Read moreng has been required. Unbelievably durable, no nonsense car. Tight back seat for full grown adults, boot is around 360 litres. If you have two kids, buy a rhino pod and stick it on top. Small extra cost for the thousands you'll save driving this thing. I said I'd only buy Toyota again after dabbling with Ford and I'm true to my word.
New Corolla’s are not reliableCorolla E210 Sedan Hybrid Ascent Sport (2019-2023)
I received new corolla 2021 after 6-7 months waiting time period. Just after 10 months of use I got issues in high voltage box 2 times due to which car engine didn’t started and I need to tow vehicle to the dealership. Now dealership is taking 2 months to get this car repaired. It’s been 2 weeks I didn’t even get loan car from Toyota for my personal use. I would suggest not to go for Toyota because of high delay for new cars and repairs and safety issues.Show details
2020 Corolla Sedan-Dream to DriveCorolla E210 Sedan Hybrid Ascent Sport (2019-2023)
Had Corollas since 2016. The 2020 Corolla sedan is the best so far and reliable as the others. Apart from a service once a year we have had no problems with this vehicle. Love the safety feachers especially BSM and Lane assist features. the cruise control that takes into account traffic speed ahead makes londistance driving on highways effortless. Love the car Low clearance at the front is a compromise for the sporty look!!! Grandkids love the moon roof.Show details
Paint peeling off and denied to repair, even admitting that its there fault.Corolla
I bought the Toyota corolla from Toyota dealer in Cairns. It's 2010 model. Paint is peeling off on whole roof, passenger side back door, in front bonnet and back boot. After current affairs exposed them few days ago. Toyota admitted that they have problem with primer from2007 to 2014 with Toyota Corolla models.
I checked with local Toyota dealers couple of days after and they assessed the car and denied any repair with shifty excuse, they said," you did not wash your car regularly or could be a tree near the parking spot even my car is parked
Comparing three types of CorollaCorolla
This is actually a brief report on three Corolla types I hired early April 2022. The first was a hybrid which seemed very economical ( although it was not topped up). It was standard Corolla and so quiet, however did it feel like turning the clock back when the ICE engine started up. This happens very often as the E doesn't run for long and it works early only, it seems. I noticed charging though, on downhills etc. The Corolla with boot and ICE engine didn't impress in any way although it might go forever.....like all of them.
Lastly, I was imp
Fairly basic car that is doesn't have many featuresCorolla E210 Hatch Hybrid Ascent Sport (2018-2023)
Bought this car new about 3 months ago. It is fairly fuel efficient, but lacks many features that were standard on many cars 10 years ago.
The mirrors don't fold in automatically.
The rear vision mirror doesn't automatically dim.
Only one USB port in the front.
No aircon vent in the back.
It is also fairly noisy inside once you go over about 60kms/h.
The boot space is fairly small.
On my car the rubber around the window on the rear passenger side hasn't been fitted properly so it leaks air and is noisy if you're sitting in the back (Toyota are looking into this).
Because of COVID I couldn't do a test drive.
Have to say I expected a bit more for my money.
It suits me & I’ve been happy with all aspects.Corolla E180 Hatch Ascent Sport (2012-2018)
Shopping once a week, volunteering a couple days a week & the occasional visit in same town or the odd time during the year out of town. The car is usually checked by the mechanic every six months.Show details
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Great car, smooth quiet driving with all the bells and whistlesCorolla E210 Hatch Hybrid SX (2018-2023)
Have had this car almost three years and love it. I average 4.8 litres per 100 klms as I have the air conditioning on all the time. Car is smooth with good power . Interior is modern with all the safety features like blind spot monitoring and lane warning. Really like the wireless charging pad. Rear space is limited but I never have passengers in the back .
Best hatch and great value. Good size and good equipment included.Corolla E180 Hatch Ascent Sport (2012-2018)
This is my daily drive. So easy to drive. Big enough for 4 adults. The back row for 3 adults will be a bit small for long drive. Booth is very good size. Yes, some other hatch may have bigger booth size. But if you are looking for very big booth, look for a bigger car. When put down back row seat. The booth is so big and can carry a lot of items.
Service my car every 6 months. I think it’s good for most car to do this just to keep the the engine in good condition.
CVT need to get use to. The first few months is feel different to traditional
This is the best car for me. I just love itCorolla E210 Sedan Hybrid Ascent Sport (2019-2023)
With the line sensor and the clearance between me and other vehicles, it works perfectly for me. It can direct itself and steer between the lines. It is just like an aeroplane. The best vehicle I have ever purchasedShow details
100% reliable over 150000 kmCorolla E180 Hatch Ascent (2012-2018)
My Wife received this car as a gift to use as a town car.
It is pretty much the base model pov pack, with the CV transmission and steel rims.
Regardless, this car performs really well for a naturally aspirated 1.8 litre engine.
Stability and control are great, the interior appointments are adequate, the multimedia screen has Bluetooth and usb connectivity.
This vehicle has been 100% reliable over 150000 km. It is on the 3rd set of tyres, 2nd set of brake pads, and second battery.
As a 6'2" individual, I find the legroom and headroom more than a
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|Category||Cars and Hatchbacks||Cars and Hatchbacks||Cars and Sedans||Cars and Hatchbacks|
|Warranty Distance||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms|
|Transmission||Continuously Variable (CVT)||Continuously Variable (CVT)||Continuously Variable (CVT)||Continuously Variable (CVT)|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Wheels||16" Alloy||18" Alloy||16" Alloy||18" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||6 L/100km||6 L/100km||3.9 L/100km||4 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50 L||50 L||43 L||43 L|
|Engine||2.0L 4-cylinder, in-line, DOHC, four valves per cylinder with dual variable valve timing, alloy block, cross-flow alloy head||2.0L 4-cylinder, in-line, DOHC, four valves per cylinder with dual variable valve timing, alloy block, cross-flow alloy head||1.8L 4-cylinder, in-line, 16 Valve DOHC, chain drive with VVT-i.||1.8L in-line 4-cylinder DOHC with VVT-i and Hybrid Synergy Drive|
|Boot Capacity||217 L||217 L||470 L||333 L|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan||Japan||Japan||Japan|
|Phone Connectivity||Android Auto (Wireless), Apple CarPlay (Wireless), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wireless), Apple CarPlay (Wireless), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wireless), Apple CarPlay (Wireless), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wireless), Apple CarPlay (Wireless), Bluetooth and USB|
|Security Features||Immobilizer and Location Tracking||Immobilizer and Location Tracking||Immobilizer and Location Tracking||Immobilizer and Location Tracking|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||1,300 kg||1,300 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||450 kg||450 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Warranty Details||plus 2 years extended coverage with unlimited kilometres on Engine and Driveline if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained as per the vehicle’s Warranty and Service book.||plus 2 years extended coverage with unlimited kilometres on Engine and Driveline if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained as per the vehicle’s Warranty and Service book.||Extended coverage up to 7 years with unlimited kilometres on Engine and Driveline (including Hybrid system) if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained as per the vehicle’s Warranty and Service book. Up to 10 years Hybrid Battery with unlimited kilometres (plus up to 5 Years unlimited kms, subject to annual Hybrid Health Check).||Extended coverage up to 7 years with unlimited kilometres on Engine and Driveline (including Hybrid system) if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained as per the vehicle’s Warranty and Service book. Up to 10 years Hybrid Battery with unlimited kilometres (plus up to 5 Years unlimited kms, subject to annual Hybrid Health Check).|
|Ignition||Keyless Start/Stop||Keyless Start/Stop||Keyless Start/Stop||Keyless Start/Stop|
|Headlight Features||Auto High-Beam Dip and Cornering||Auto High-Beam Dip and Cornering||Auto High-Beam Dip and Cornering||Auto High-Beam Dip and Cornering|
|Cruise Control||Adaptive (ACC)||Adaptive (ACC)||Adaptive (ACC)||Adaptive (ACC)|
|Parking Sensors||Cross-Traffic Alert (Rear)||Cross-Traffic Alert (Rear), Front and Rear||Cross-Traffic Alert (Rear), Front and Rear|
|Hazard Perception||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Forward Collision Warning||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Forward Collision Warning||Forward Collision Warning||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Forward Collision Warning|
|Lane Assistance||Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)|
|Speed Sign Recognition||Yes, read only||Yes, read only||Yes, read only||Yes, read only|
|Kerb Weight||1,420 kg||1,420 kg||1,430 kg||1,400 kg|
|Gauges||Analogue and Digital||Digital Only||Analogue and Digital||Digital Only|
|Built-In Navigation System||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Heads Up Display||No||Yes||No||Yes|
|Digital Radio (DAB+)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
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